International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, designated thus by the United Nations General Assembly. As the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the most recognizable concentration camps in Holocaust history, the day was chosen most clearly to recognize and honor those who were lost and those who survived throughout the entirety of…
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Introducing Kanopy: A Streaming Site for Thoughtful Entertainment

Excellent news: We are now happy subscribers to Kanopy, a fantastic streaming film service. Kanopy’s tagline is “thoughtful entertainment”, so don’t go looking for the latest TV series or blockbuster films. What it does have is non-mainstream, often lesser-known films, classics, and documentaries, including several in the Criterion Collection and films in other languages. Familiar…
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Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas – The Unheralded Jim Henson Gem

It is once again time for my annual crusade to educate and inform the public about the wonder and joy that is Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas. There are many Holiday TV classics to enjoy this time of year.  My absolute favorite is Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas.  This Jim Henson-produced treasure has…
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Wonder Woman is a Wonder

Did you know that this year marks the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman’s comics debut? Seems like the perfect time to release a brand new movie (the first feature-length live-action cinematic release, even!) featuring the brave Amazon herself. And it rocks, of course. What do you know about Wonder Woman? Here’s the rundown: She’s an…
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